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The Traveler: Chimera Rebellion (The Book of Eleanor Book 1) by Shannon Nemechek – Review by Michelle Austin

The Traveler: Chimera RebellionThe Traveler: Chimera Rebellion by Shannon Nemechek
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Traveler: Chimera Rebellion was a great 5 star read.and book one in the Book of Eleanor series.

I was pulled in right from the beginning. Katie is in Savannah enjoying a vacation, when she hears a story that intrigues her. She is determined to find the book. She ends up traveling back in time. This is where she meets Colm O’Donnell and things get more interesting from here.

Will Katie stay in the past or come back to the present time?

Overall, this was a great read. I really loved all of the characters. The authors writing pulls you right into the story and you feel like your there with them. I can’t wait to read the next book in the series. 1-click and get started today.

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Amy’s Santa (Satan’s Devils MC Second Generation #1) by Manda Mellett – Review by Michelle Austin

Amy's Santa (Satan's Devils MC Second Generation #1)Amy’s Santa by Manda Mellett
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amy’s Santa was a great 5 star read and book one in Satan’s Devils MC Second Generation series. This is Drew and Amy’s story and I was pulled in right from the beginning.

We start out when they are kids and go through the years until they are both adults. Amy is 18 and ready to leave for nursing school. After she saw Drew with a sweet butt she was determined to get away.

Years pass and Amy has her degree and a great job in Phoenix, she visits here and there. When Amy returns for Christmas she has a secret that she is keeping from her family. She has experienced something tragic that has caused her distrust of people. What will happen when her family finds out her secret? When she sees Drew old feelings come back, could she possibly finally get what she has always wanted?

Overall I really enjoyed this read and I really loved the characters. We get multiple POV’s which I love so I can see what others are thinking. My emotions were all over the place. I did also have some LOL moments as well. I can’t wait to read the next book in the series. 1-click and get started today on this great MC read.

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Hidden Obsession (An Alliance Agency Novel Book 2) by Maddie Wade & India Kells – Review by Michelle Austin

Hidden Obsession (An Alliance Agency Novel #2)Hidden Obsession by India Kells
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Hidden Obsession was a great 5 star read and book two in the An Alliance Agency novel series.
I was pulled in right from the beginning. This is Mason and Cleo’s story.

Cleo works at the Alliance Agency and she has definitely noticed Mason, however she tries to keep things professional between them. Mason has an attraction to Cleo that he wants to pursue, will he be able to break down her walls?

When things take a dangerous twist and Cleo ends up with a Stalker Mason’s protective side comes out and he is determined to keep her safe.

Will he be able to keep her safe and catch the stalker? What will happen when Cleo’s secret comes out?

Overall I really enjoyed this book. We get suspense, action, romance and so much more.
I really loved Cleo, she is strong and independent. All of the secondary characters added a great element to the story. This can be read as a stand alone but I suggest reading from the beginning, it will help you connect with the characters better. This is a must read series, 1-click and get started today. Reviewed by @mab54615
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Winds of Fear (Fearless Series Book 3) by Gledé Browne Kabongo – Review by Michelle Austin

Winds of Fear (Fearless Series #3)Winds of Fear by Glede Browne Kabongo
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Winds of Fear was a thrilling and suspenseful 5 star read and book three in the Fearless Series.
I was pulled in right from the beginning.

Abbie is a busy mom who is working to get her PhD. She gets an opportunity to meet her new neighbors Jenna and Charlie when they stop by for a quick hello. Jenna shows a little too much interest in Lucas, Abbie’s oldest son. Which causes Abbie to get uneasy feelings.

When her kids nanny ends up quitting and is found dead, Jenna offers to take care of the kids until Abbie can find a new nanny. Things start to get even weirder and even the kids are starting to sense that some things are not right.

Overall this was a great read that kept me on the edge of my seat. There are several twists and turns, we get murder, mystery, suspense and so much more. This is my first read from this author and she pulled me right in with her writing. This book can be read as a stand alone, however I wouldn’t mind reading the first two books so I can connect better with the series. 1-click and get started today.

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Earl of Darby (Wicked Earls’ Club) (Once Upon A Widow Book 4) by Aubrey Wynne – Review by Michelle Austin

Earl of Darby (Wicked Earls' Club) (Once Upon A Widow Book 4)Earl of Darby (Wicked Earls’ Club) by Aubrey Wynne
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Earl of Darby was a great 5 star read and book 4 in the Once Upon A Widow series.

We start out with a heartbreaking tragedy that left Nicholas reeling with all that was revealed. This tragedy has made a big impact on him and the fact he doesn’t celebrate christmas. He has built up walls and has avoided women as well.

Hannah is getting ready for her first season. She has her sights set on one specific man, Gideon, however when she finds out he has eyes on someone else she is devastated. When her brother has to go home to be with his wife, he leaves her in the care of his best friend, Nicholas. When Hannah meets Nicholas she is instantly drawn to him.

When Hannah catches the eye of someone very dangerous, things take a scary twist.. Can Nicholas keep Hannah safe? Will they give into their attraction?

Overall I really enjoyed this read, I liked watching these two slowly come together. I really liked Nicholas and I wanted to see him happy again, Hannah was perfect for him. My emotions were all over the place. This was a Christmas love story with a twist and I loved it. This is a must read series and I look forward to reading more from this author.

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Misplaced (Joined Book Two) by Mara Gan – Review by Michelle Austin

Misplaced: Joined: Book TwoMisplaced: Joined: Book Two by Mara Gan
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Misplaced was a great 5 star read, I was pulled in right from the beginning.

We start with Meda waking up on the beach, the only thing she can remember is her name. We then jump ahead two months. She has discovered the past couple of months that she has certain skills that others may not understand. Meda also discovers that she can heal people. She surrounds herself with some great characters that want to help people right along with her. I really liked Kako.

Will Meda get her memory back and find out who she is?

Overall I really enjoyed this read. There is so much in this story, you won’t want to stop reading until your done. We get mystery, romance, action and so much more. We also end with a lead into the next book. This is a great fantasy read and I look forward to the next book in the series. I also enjoyed the historical notes after the story.

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Naughty & Nice (Spicetopia #4) by Phoebe Alexander – Review by Michelle Austin

Naughty & NiceNaughty & Nice by Phoebe Alexander
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Naughty & Nice was a great 5 star read and book four in the Spicetopia series.

Big things are going on at Spicetopia, Natalie is planning Cy and Jolie’s wedding. She meets Micah when he arrives a few days early. He is officiating the nuptials and was a little interested in checking out the park.

These two have an instant connection, they connected on so many levels. They had some great conversations that made you think about things. Can these two have more? Will everything go good for the wedding?

Overall I really enjoyed this book and these two.Natalie was great, she wasn’t afraid to speak her mind, at times she was told she intimidated men. Being an Empath she can feel things. Micah has a past that has sort of dictated how he’s been living his life. Phoebe once again pulled me in and I couldn’t stop until I was done. I look forward to reading more from this series. 1-click and get started today.

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Not a Good Death (Agents of Dart Series Book 2) by Naomi Bellina – Review by Michelle Austin

Not a Good Death: Agents of Dart Series Book Two (Romantic Suspense)Not a Good Death: Agents of Dart Series Book Two by Naomi Bellina
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Not a Good Death: Agents of Dart Series Book Two was a thrilling 4 star read.

I was pulled in right from the beginning witnessing a murder of a teenage girl and another scared for her life. At least she had enough sense to stay quiet and not give herself away. When it’s safe she flees and knows there is only one person that she can call for help.

When Lily and Dillion go on their first job for DART, they get more than they expected. While trying to get the scientist to leave with them he gets a phone call, a call that causes him to run. Lily and Dillion are also a couple and while working on this case they encounter some challenges.

We get danger, murder, suspense and so much more in this read. All of the characters added a great element to the story. This is my first read from Naomi Bellina and I really enjoyed it. This can be read as a stand alone. I look forward to reading more in this series and from Naomi. 1-click and get started today.

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Love in the Lowcountry (A Winter Holiday Collection Book 1) Featuring Poinsettias for Carly by Michele Sims – Review by Michelle Austin

Love in the Lowcountry: A Winter Holiday CollectionLove in the Lowcountry: A Winter Holiday Collection by Savannah J. Frierson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Love in the Lowcountry: A Winter Holiday Collection was a great 5 star read.
We get a great mix of14 winter themed stories from several great authors, paranormal, 2nd chance romance and so much more.

Hoodwinked for the Holidays
This was an interesting read. Sarah runs ghost tours and she has a couple of ghosts working for her, but is it really a good idea? One evening her ghost’s cause some issues for her and she is worried that Saxon, her competition will find out. The other problem for Sarah is sparks fly whenever they see each other. When he shows up to take Sarah’s ghost tour things get interesting.

Mistletoe and Mayhem –
We start with Penelope (Penny) trying to get a job at the magic shop. She meets Jamison while talking to Minerva about the job. I had lol moments at Penny’s thoughts. When Jamison sees her, he seems interested in her ring. There is something about him that sends shivers up Penny’s spine, is it good or bad?

Poinsettias for Carly was one of my favorites.
I was pulled in from the beginning with this short story. This is Carly and Mason’s story that involves past and present. Carly returns home to help pack up her mom’s home, while packing she relives some of her memories. Mason left town after an accident that involved Carly’s brother. Now that they are both back can they rekindle their lost love? My emotions were all over the place. Do they get a HEA?

There are several other great stories in this collection. I enjoy reading these collections because it gives me an opportunity to read authors I have never read before. There is something for everyone in this collection. Each story was just the right length. My emotions were all over the place. If you’re looking for some great reading for an even better price, 1-click and get started today on this collection. I look forward to reading more from several of these authors.

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Found in the Lost (Special Forces: Operation Alpha)(The Leonidas Corporation Book 1) by Tarina Deaton – Review by Michelle Austin

Found in the Lost (Special Forces: Operation Alpha / The Leonidas Corporation Book 1)Found in the Lost by Tarina Deaton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Found in the Lost was a great 5 star read and book one in the Leonidas Corporation series.
Tarina Deaton continues to pull me in with her writing.

This is Kinley and Shane’s story.
Kinley is an archaeologist and loves what she does, she is going on her first adventure. Kinley is sweet and sassy. Shane is a former Navy SEAL who is vacationing in Guatemala and looking to explore the ruins.

Kinley needs a lift to the Mayan ruin, Shane offers to help her. If only he knew what his offer would entail. The sparks flew between these two almost immediately. Things take an interesting twist when they are attacked. Shane’s protective side kicks in and he calls in some friends to help keep her safe. Who is after her and why?

Tarina does a great job with her writing and pulls you right into the story. We get adventure, danger, mystery, romance and so much more in this quick read. All of the secondary characters added a great element to the story. Be prepared for some unexpected twists and turns as well.
I can’t wait to read more from this author and series. 1-click and get started today.

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